In an earlier post, I wrote about the
. The Bill introduced corporate liability for corruption offences. The Amendment Bill has now been gazetted on 4 May 2018 as the 6 key issues arising from the MACC Amendment Bill . However, this Act has not been brought into force yet. MACC Amendment Act 2018
I set out certain thoughts on how companies can already prepare for the coming into force of the corporate liability provisions under the MACC Amendment Act 2018.
has been presented in Parliament on 26 March 2018. One of the key changes is the introduction of corporate liability for corruption offences. If the Bill is passed, these provisions will come into force once the amendment Act is gazetted. MACC Amendment Bill 2018 [edit: Since writing this article, it has also been reproduced in on 30 March 2018. The theSun newspaper and where I share more of my thoughts.] MACC Amendment Act has now been gazetted on 4 May 2018
The main thrust of this Bill is to introduce a new far-reaching corporate liability provision into the MACC Act. There are key changes and steps that companies, and its directors and officers have to be aware of.